[U-Boot] [PATCH] test/py: Fix MMC/SD block write test dependency

Michal Simek michal.simek at xilinx.com
Mon Aug 19 09:06:50 UTC 2019

On 15. 08. 19 17:42, Stephen Warren wrote:
> On 8/15/19 12:26 AM, Michal Simek wrote:
>> On 14. 08. 19 17:51, Stephen Warren wrote:
>>> On 8/14/19 12:12 AM, Michal Simek wrote:
>>>> On 13. 08. 19 23:21, Stephen Warren wrote:
>>>>> On 8/1/19 10:48 PM, Michal Simek wrote:
>>>>>> Test is using random command which has own Kconfig symbol CMD_RANDOM
>>>>>> which
>>>>>> already depends on CMD_MEMORY. That's why replace cmd_memory by
>>>>>> cmd_random.
>>>>> This might not always be true; I think it'd be better to keep the
>>>>> existing dependency list entries and just add CMD_RANDOM:
>>>> Can you please tell me when exactly? I didn't see that.
>>> If in the future somebody changes the Kconfig file so that CMD_RANDOM
>>> doesn't depend on or select CMD_MEMORY. It may well not be possible
>>> right now; I just want to make sure the test doesn't rely on
>>> implementation details of CMD_RANDOM/CMD_MEMORY; if it explicitly needs
>>> both, it should simply depend on both.
>> Do you think that we have used this rule in past?
> I hope so; I'd consider it a bug in a test if the test used a command
> but didn't explicitly depend on that command's CONFIG_ flag. We have had
> such bugs in the past, and fixed one or two of them.
>> Anyway I understand what you mean but it is questionable if make sense
>> to predict all changes which can happen.
> It's more about the test explicitly specifying exactly what it depends
> on than predicting changes.
>> I would consider if anybody
>> remove this dependency without fixing test suite as bug which should be
>> fixed. Also tests should detect this and report issues to stop this
>> before patch like this is applied.
> True, but people do forget such things.

I have sent a patch. Feel free to fix commit message if needed.


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